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Twice Baked Potatoes

By Kelly Bogard Taters. Spuds. Potatoes. This starchy food goes by many names, and millions around the world eat them every day. And in many different ways. My favorite way? This week’s recipe! Made with butter. Stuffed with cheese. And bacon. These twice baked potatoes are a tasty southern comfort food, and perfect as we [...]

Top 5 reasons cats are better farm help

By Julie Tomascik A menacing meow or a booming bark. The age-old debate—cat versus dog—carries from our homes to our farms. No one will deny the extra help is often needed. Each farm has special jobs that require the help of a four-legged friend. Cats or dogs? Both are beneficial. Both do their part. But [...]

Edamame

By Kelly Bogard Each week, I strive to bring you new recipes that represent the Lone Star State. From southern favorites to Texas-grown ingredients, it's always an adventure. This week is no exception. I stepped outside my comfort zone of southern style cooking to bring you something with an Asian flare. But with a Texas [...]

Transformation Tuesday: Soybeans

By Jessica Domel If you take medication, bake, eat salad or cereal, soybeans play a role in your life. Not only are the beans used to make items like soy cheese and milk, they’re also used in a wide spectrum of other products. Soybean oil, for example, is used to make margarine, salad dressing and [...]

Chicken Taquitos

By Kelly Bogard In Texas, football is king. From Friday night lights to Saturday tailgates, it's hard not to get caught up in the gridiron. And last weekend started yet another season of the boys of fall. That football fever brings an appetite—for the players and the fans! Dips, chips and wings will do. But [...]

Steering innovations like the self-driving tractor

By Gary Joiner Innovation is synonymous with farming. Every year features new ideas and new technologies. It’s exciting. And both farmers and consumers benefit when advancements reach the marketplace. Farmers at a recent national farm show in Iowa were treated to a glimpse of what some are calling the future of farm equipment. A self-driving, [...]